Qualification
 

In New Zealand, there are ten levels involved in a qualification - 1 is the least complex and 10 the most. Levels depend on the complexity of learning. They do not equate to the number of 'years spent learning' but reflect the content of the qualification

Levels

 

10

Doctorates

9

Masters

8

Postgraduate Diplomas and Certificates,
Bachelors with Honours

7

Bachelors Degrees,
Graduate Diplomas

 

 

6

Diplomas

5

4

 

Certificates

3

2

1